On August 21st, we will experience the Great American Eclipse, first total solar eclipse from coast to coast in nearly 100 years. Although NYC is not in the “path of totality” region, we will get treated to 71% of a rad celestial phenomenon. Check out these NYC Rooftop Bars to watch the Solar Eclipse over some cocktails.
Where to Watch the Solar Eclipse in New York City
To make sure that you don’t miss this rare sight, make sure and pick up a pair of free solar eclipse glasses at any Warby Parker store. This will be the first time in 99 years that a total solar eclipse will travel across the U.S. from west to east.
If cooling by the pool is your style, head to the Hotel Americano rooftop from 12 pm to 3 pm for specialty cocktails and a selection of rosé wine for $10. There is no admission but if you want to lounge on a pool bed, there is a $40 fee for the day. All guests will also get eclipse glasses to protect their eyes from the sun.
518 West 27th Street, Chelsea
Salvation Taco at The Pod Hotel
This Midtown East agave haven with an awesomely rustic rooftop and will be serving up specialty Eclipse drink specials for $10 starting at 12 pm that will run all day. All guests will receive complimentary UV protective glasses.
145 East 39th Street, Midtown East
If you are in Midtown West, head to Haven Rooftop atop of the Sanctuary Hotel will offer a special Eclipse Negroni along with the view for the occasion.
132 West 47th Street, Times Square
You can enjoy the city views at Lovage Rooftop for just $12 that includes a pair of solar glasses, and a special cocktail, Solar Eclipse of My Heart.
346 West 40th Street, Midtown West
1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge
Head over to Brooklyn to the new 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge where they are are offering a special package for the Eclipse. For $35, guests can enjoy a specialty Frozen Eclipse cocktail, a Lobster Roll and a pair of solar sunglasses.
60 Furman Street, Brooklyn